In Uganda, as throughout the world, measures to contain the epidemic are blocking activities and social life. And yet, between solitude and sadness, a text message is enough to change things.
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A letter to RAI asking to bet on "beauty", to seize the "the opportunity presented to us during this tragedy." Isolation during the emergency, his story, his relationship with his wife, the Pope. The great Italian director recounts what he is discovering.
Faced with collapse in the hospital, patients who were doing well beginning to die. María sees that she is not made to work like this, in the trenches. Amidst her crying, an essential companionship begins to break through.
From her hospital bed, Adri lives the strangest Easter of her life, but discovers that she is never alone. "Now I can say "yes" again. Before, I could have perceived all this as a streak of bad luck."
"Why do we not sing together?" A group of friends “meet” online during the Coronavirus crisis “to share, from wherever we are, a treasure.”
Fear in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, between poverty and the impossibility of self-isolation. There, a group of priests takes care of the people. Fr. Charly Olivero recounts their story.
A coronary heart disease makes Roberto particularly at risk during this epidemic, which is raging in Spain. In such rigid isolation, how can one live the sense of belonging that the text of School of Community speaks about?
Paolo is on the front line during this emergency, as head of a company that does maintenance for electro-medical equipment. But working non-stop does not prevent him from discovering that "there is something greater than our fear".
Expectation and hope in the hospital ward. From April Traces: The story of Amedeo Capetti, an infectious disease specialist at Sacco Hospital in Milan who has been fighting the epidemic on the front lines since it began.
The circumstances. Life that is changing. And the discovery of the real challenge: to embrace one's humanity, and not a series of definitions...
The economic impact of the pandemic is seriously threatening many jobs and businesses. From the anguish of seeing everything fall apart to the liberation of recognizing that "what defines us is not what we do, but that we have been preferred".
The coronavirus is sending a Western civilization “increasingly indifferent to the very idea of Jesus” into crisis, leaving us at a fork in the road... From April Traces: an interview with Antonio Polito, columnist for Corriere della Sera.
Seven hundred employees at home because of the Covid emergency. Life changes. And yet, amid the worry, "the opportunity to live the real intensely” reappears every morning.
After the eight o'clock applause of gratitude from the balconies, a group of friends begin to sing from their balcony. Neighbours begin to send them messages and gifts... In the midst of the drama, the announcement of an unyielding hope.
Forty-five coffins instead of pews in a parish in Bergamo. The story of a journalist called to recount the drama of his people: "You are not alone, you are not abandoned...".
Restrictive measures in Uganda too. The university is shut and exams “avoided”, now internet and relaxation. "An almost perfect situation in some ways, except not being able to go out," Marvin thought, "until my heart started crying out..."
Coronavirus in Perù, in the cancer wards. And then at home, among family members, thinking about friends and relatives in Spain and Venezuela. Silvia recounts "the path of holiness to which we are all called".
The year did not start well for Davide. Illness that shook him and his family. Then, Coronavirus and a foggy future, wrecking schemes and plans. "Yet, I did not drown”.
Work in a hospice in Florida, life at home, away from Italy. And the lockdown, between anxiety caused by the news and the discovery of a certainty without which everything is just "a burden in my heart".
He is a doctor who deals with cancer patients, fighting every day to protect them from the virus. And a smile towards the relatives who wait, "not out of politeness, but out of gratitude." Another letter from the "front line".
Faced with the fact that the virus has redefined every aspect of life, a question arises: how can the presence of Christ prevail so that it is Him who defines every moment?